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Tsitsipas, Kyrgios to meet in blockbuster Washington semi Tsitsipas, Kyrgios to meet in blockbuster Washington semi
- Августа 05, 2019

Medvedev, chasing his fifth career ATP title, took the only break at the start and never faced a break point. Get breaking news alerts. Auger-Aliassime's 11th double fault of the match allowed sixth seed Cilic to move through, with Medvedev waiting in the next round. (more...)
Verstappen loses out to Hamilton Verstappen loses out to Hamilton
- Августа 05, 2019

Verstappen remains third in the standings, when it had looked as though he may enter the title fight with Hamilton , but the Dutchman was happy with a weekend in which Red Bull looked a genuine contender on pure pace once again. A week on from their rain-swept and desultory exit from a near-disastrous German Grand Prix, they had clearly responded with a smart strategy, slick tactics and pitstops. (more...)
Pegula captures first title in DC — WTA roundup Pegula captures first title in DC — WTA roundup
- Августа 05, 2019

Pegula, who has won three of her four meetings with Giorgi , was playing in her second WTA final, having lost in Quebec City last September. "But, you know, the journey - it sounds cliche, the journey makes it all that much sweeter", added the 25-year-old. (more...)
Colby Covington entered UFC Newark using Kurt Angle's 'You Suck' theme song Colby Covington entered UFC Newark using Kurt Angle's 'You Suck' theme song
- Августа 05, 2019

The UFC star had a direct line to the president and received a congratulatory call after his latest dominant victory inside the octagon. They're keeping America great! Covington was smothering Lawler with his pressure in the stand-up and on the ground and didn't give him a second to breathe, he was constantly going forward. (more...)
Antonio Brown reportedly seeing foot specialist Antonio Brown reportedly seeing foot specialist
- Августа 05, 2019

Brown began camp on the non-football injury list with an injury that was reportedly considered " very minor ". Brown was limited in practice Tuesday, later showing a picture of his blistered and peeling feet on Instagram . "He's a big part of this team". "I want the guy out here as soon as possible", Gruden said . "But for the time being we're going to continue to work hard and we're seeing the development of some other receivers we're excited about". (more...)
Shibuno wins Women's British Open on debut Shibuno wins Women's British Open on debut
- Августа 05, 2019

The Japanese holed an 18-foot putt on the final hole to secure victory in style and end Salas' hopes of taking it to a play-off. Hinako Shibuno hadn't played a golf tournament outside of Japan before this week. Playing outside Japan for the first time as well as in her first major, Shibuno reacted with glee and astonishment, covering her mouth with her hand after the winning putt rattled in at Woburn for a closing four-under-par 68. (more...)
Nick Kyrgios wins Washington Open by beating Daniil Medvedev in straight sets Nick Kyrgios wins Washington Open by beating Daniil Medvedev in straight sets
- Августа 05, 2019

I felt like a beast. Kyrgios then fired his final ace but netted a forehand on a point he would have won on a double fault had he challenged Tsitsipas's second serve. 3 seed Daniil Medvedev 7-6 (6), 7-6 (4) to win the Citi Open for his second title of the year. The Aussie's 80 per cent success rate (4/5) against the Top 10 this year is best on the ATP Tour. (more...)
Buhai leads by 1 over Kang, Shibuno at Women’s British Open
- Августа 05, 2019

I'm trying not to keep thinking it's a major, it's just another tournament", said Buhai, whose best major finish came at the 2017 U.S. Women's Open, where she tied for 27th. "I sometimes like being the underdog", she said. "Even if I'm playing bad, I know I can give myself opportunities". Top-ranked Jin Young Ko , seeking her third major title of the year after winning last week's Evian Championship in France, was well positioned after a 68. (more...)
Tyson Fury agrees terms to fight Otto Wallin in Las Vegas Tyson Fury agrees terms to fight Otto Wallin in Las Vegas
- Августа 05, 2019

In Wallin's last bout, he went to a no-contest after an accidental headbutt in the first round. Tyson Fury's return to the boxing ring is locked in. Wilder, who owns a record of 41-0 with one draw and 40 knockouts, emerged with a draw against Fury on December 1 in Los Angeles in a bout in which Fury was leading on the scorecards before being knocked down in the 12th round. (more...)
Does LeBron James Deserve To Be Scrutinized For Being On AAU Court? Does LeBron James Deserve To Be Scrutinized For Being On AAU Court?
- Августа 05, 2019

He also went on to say that Griffin would have no credibility if James had not played under him. Speaking about James' mind-set with his current team, Griffin hinted at a lack of complete focus on basketball and an interest in other opportunities which a city like Los Angeles presents. (more...)
'I can still play', says free agent Carmelo Anthony 'I can still play', says free agent Carmelo Anthony
- Августа 05, 2019

I don't think there's one person there who can say I wasn't a professional there. Carmelo Anthony hasn't had the best of luck since requesting a trade from the New York Knicks in 2017 and now finds himself without a team this summer. (more...)
Patriots, Brady agree on extension Patriots, Brady agree on extension
- Августа 04, 2019

Field Yates of ESPN and Ian Rapoport of NFL Media were the first to report that Brady and New England were close to a new deal. Brady has still never entered a season in the final year of his deal. Brady has led the Patriots to Super Bowl championships in 2001, 2003, 2004, 2014, 2016 and most recently a year ago, when they defeated the Los Angeles Rams 13-3. (more...)
Barcelona sign Junior Firpo from Real Betis for £16.5m Barcelona sign Junior Firpo from Real Betis for £16.5m
- Августа 04, 2019

The Dominican-born player impressed during Spain's successful Under-21 European Championship campaign this summer and will challenge Jordi Alba for the left-back slot. "One of the young talents that shone during the past year in La Liga, Junior is a concern for rival defences", Barcelona's statement read. "In addition, Junior Firpo dominates in possession - a fundamental aspect of the Barca game". (more...)
Veteran Dani Alves signs deal with Brazil's Sao Paulo | AP sports Veteran Dani Alves signs deal with Brazil's Sao Paulo | AP sports
- Августа 04, 2019

The Brazil global had played in his homeland professionally, from 2001-2003, at Bahia. Sao Paulo initially thought the player's wage demands would be too high, describing the chances of signing him as "almost unviable", but the lure of a long-term contract at the club he supported as a youngster has tempted Alves . (more...)
Guendouzi, Aubameyang & Unai Emery welcome Pepe to the Arsenal squad Guendouzi, Aubameyang & Unai Emery welcome Pepe to the Arsenal squad
- Августа 04, 2019

Kroenke's son Josh - a leading figure in Arsenal's boardroom - insists they will eventually challenge for major honours again and the club record £72 million signing of Lille winger Nicolas Pepe was a welcome statement of intent. With Pepe being left-footed he often cuts inside, which easily allows for the overlap from the right-back. "When I knew I was coming to Arsenal, I immediately thought of the French guys who play here", Pepe toldArsenal.com. (more...)
Former Blue Jays Stroman, Sanchez to debut with new teams Saturday Former Blue Jays Stroman, Sanchez to debut with new teams Saturday
- Августа 04, 2019

Marcus Stroman may have left the Toronto Blue Jays unceremoniously, resulting in an impromptu exit interview in the clubhouse that made headlines , but Aaron Sanchez waxed poetic about his tenure after being traded to the Houston Astros on Wednesday. (more...)
Real Madrid Reach Personal Agreement With Donny Van De Beek Real Madrid Reach Personal Agreement With Donny Van De Beek
- Августа 04, 2019

They insist the 22-year-old Dutchman, who played a starring role in Ajax reaching the Champions League semi-finals last season, will cost somewhere in the region of £60m - a much cheaper alternative to the £150m United are asking for Pogba . (more...)
Gambhir slams Bedi and Chauhan again after Saini’s impressive India debut Gambhir slams Bedi and Chauhan again after Saini’s impressive India debut
- Августа 04, 2019

This was India's 71st T20I victory overall after playing 116 matches . But all the focus during and after the game has been on Saini. But feeling some discomfort in his knee, he opted to inform the West Indian board of his unavailability for the first two T20Is against India . (more...)
Patriots Filling Roster By Signing Banged Up Free-Agent Receiver Patriots Filling Roster By Signing Banged Up Free-Agent Receiver
- Августа 04, 2019

Anderson adds Meredith also met with the team earlier in the week. After making only 11 receptions as a rookie, Meredith exploded onto the scene in 2016, leading the Bears in receptions, yards and touchdowns that year. Another in a line or low-risk signings. Edelman (non-football injury list) and Thomas (physically unable to perform list) now aren't practicing. Meredith played in six games for the Saints in 2018, posting nine receptions for 114 yards and a touchdown. (more...)
Canelo Alvarez no longer IBF Middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez no longer IBF Middleweight champion
- Августа 04, 2019

Former boxer Oscar De La Hoya during undercard press conference at the KA Theater at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on September 14, 2018 in Las Vegas. Alvarez has captured the IBF middleweight title in his last fight when he beat Daniel Jacobs . (more...)